Posts Tagged ‘Help’

With the giving season approaching and the holidays sneaking up on us, now is the perfect time to get the word out on what sorts of in-kind donations (gifts of goods and services) COTS accepts.   At COTS, we believe in the dignity of every human life. For many people, living with dignity means taking pride in the things they use and own. Be it a fresh, clean pillow for…

Categories: Donations, Events, Fundraisers
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When you think homeless, what is the first face you see? Take a moment and answer honestly. Did you think of a young woman living in poverty and trying to raise her infant child? Did you think of an elderly veteran who suffers from PTSD and lives in chronic pain from a wartime injury? Did you think of an entire family that encountered challenges in the recession and lost their…

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2012 Phonathon Coincides with #GivingTuesday This is a fun and engaging annual event in which volunteers call COTS supporters to thank them for their past donations and ask them to consider a gift again this holiday season.  And it also happens to coincide perfectly with #GivingTuesday. Everyone loves a great deal, which is why shopping extravaganzas like Black Friday and  Cyber Monday generate so much revenue, so why not help…

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Today is the last day to vote for COTS! CLICK HERE TO VOTE To wrap up our voting push, we’ve collected all of our COTS memes in one place! We’ve had a lot of fun promoting this fabulous event and are so grateful to be a part of such an active and supportive community! If you’ve voted, thank you! Please ask your friends to vote too! If you haven’t voted…

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Take 5 seconds to vote for COTS NOW – Sept 19th! CLICK HERE TO VOTE We are so excited to announce that we’ve been nominated to compete in this year’s Chase Community Giving Grant program!  Thousands of nonprofits across the country have been nominated, but only the 196 organizations with the most votes will share in the $5 million in grants! Starting September 6th, you’ll be able to visit this page and vote…

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